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REVIEW: Goodbye to Goodbyes: A true story about Jesus, Lazarus and an empty tomb

Title: Goodbye to Goodbyes: A true story about Jesus, Lazarus and an empty tomb By: Lauren Chandler & Catalina Echeverri (btw I love how the author and illustrator make this book – as with many of her books, the pictures Catalina creates communicate so much of the story) Published by: The Good Book Company Price: […]

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Review: 80 Reflective Prayer Ideas

Title: 80 Reflective Prayer ideas; A creative resource for church and group use Author: Claire Daniel Publisher: BRF Price: £9.99 Great for:            people organising prayer in any group setting, including those wanting to inspire family prayers at home Best bit:                Loads of simple, creative ideas for reflective prayer Worst bit:            No pictures The instructions for […]

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Review – Jesus was a refugee

Title: Jesus was a Refugee Written by: Andrew McDonough Series: Lost Sheep Books Published by: Sarah Grace Publishing Price: £5.99 Offer: Get two books for £10 using the code: LS5 Buy from: Malcolm Down Publishing Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 years old Best bit: Beautiful re-telling in the first person – Jesus and Joseph […]

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Review – Bethlehem Town

Title: Bethlehem Town Written by: Andrew McDonough Series: Lost Sheep Books Published by: Sarah Grace Publishing Price: £5.99 Buy from: Malcolm Down Publishing Offer: Get two books for £10 using the code: LS5 Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 years old Best bit: The fun, quirky, colourful pictures and well rhyming text, describes the birth […]

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Review: Story Stacks

Title: Story Stacks Author: Becca Stileman Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 wanting to do faith together at home, childrens groups where Bible stories are shared Best bit: large sturdy, bold character cones Worst bit: the cardboard box they arrived in was a bit worse for wear to use to keep them in Price: RRP £34.99 for 25 […]

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Review: Diary of a Disciple

Title: Diary of a Disciple Author: Gemma Willis Useful for: children age 8-12ish or anyone wanting a new slant on the Jesus story Best bit: brilliantly retold and designed Worst bit: you’ll finish it quicker than you want to Price: RRP £10 Only £6.99 here at time of writing It’s not often I come across a book I real deserves […]

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Review: Treasure Box

Title: Treasure Box Author: Becky and Adam May Useful for: parents of children age 3-10 wanting to do faith together at home Best bit: the lovely Bible story book and ready-to-go craft activities – my 5 year old especially loved the weaving loom Worst bit: the wooden door included in the box was lovely, but the prayer ideas didn’t actually […]

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Review: God’s Story for Under 5s

Title: God’s Story for Under 5s – 36 Bible-based sessions for midweek and Sunday groups.  Author: Becky May Useful for: groups leaders and parents of under 5s wanting to share Bible stories with their children in a developmentally appropriate, play-based approach Best bit: loads of stories, and multiple ways to playfully explore each story in a meaningful way, plus short […]